Surender Sharma is a principal correspondent at Chandigarh. He covers Punjab and Haryana high court.
Articles by Surender Sharma
After probe indicts judicial officer, HC transfers NRI’s land dispute case from Samrala to Ludhiana court
PUBLISHED ON SEP 25, 2019 01:20 AM IST
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 12:45 PM IST
The order was passed by the high court bench of justices Rajiv Sharma and HS Sidhu during the resumed hearing of a suo motu petition in which a slew of directions were given to the state government in January this year to deal with menace of drugs.
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2019 11:20 AM IST
The HC was dealing with the a clutch of petitions against noise pollution and use of firearms in marriages, including a 2016 case of celebratory firing at a marriage in Bathinda in which a woman performing on stage had lost her life.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2019 03:13 AM IST
The court concluded that the girl was kidnapped, drugged and raped at a temple for three days between January 10 and January 14 and later murdered.
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2018 10:03 AM IST
The Bar found 6,600 lawyers had not paid their dues for six months.
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2018 11:31 AM IST
The court has directed the Gurgaon JJB to decide afresh within six weeks after assessing the intelligence, maturity, physical fitness to ascertain whether the accused boy knew of consequences and then form an opinion whether the juvenile accused can be tried as an adult.
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2018 09:05 AM IST
The high court dismisses his plea challenging framing of charges under Section 326 of the Indian Penal Code.
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2018 11:50 AM IST
The high court bench of justices AB Chaudhari and Anil Kshetarpal said it was fully convinced that the Punjab decision on his compulsory retirement was “fully justified” on the recommendation of high court.
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2018 02:35 PM IST
The high court bench of justice RK Jain while dismissing a plea of a Mahendrgarh resident, Raghbir Singh, said that Clause 2(a)(xii) of the 2000 policy of Haryana on premature release of convicts would apply in both the circumstances.
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2018 10:54 AM IST
Initially, Chaudhary made representations to the authorities, but on failing to get relief, he moved the Punjab and Haryana high court in September 2015.
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2018 06:04 PM IST
Governance Deficit: With civil servants failing to do their duty to Chandigarh, the Punjab and Haryana high court is increasingly intervening in matters civic to get things done.
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2018 11:46 AM IST
The BSF responded to the plea of Tej Bahadur Yadav, a Mahendragarh resident, who had hit the headlines in January last year when his video complaining about the “poor quality of food” at a BSF base near Line of Control in J&K’s Poonch went viral on the social media
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2018 09:47 AM IST
Among those on the list are serving and retired officials from Punjab and Haryana governments, Punjab and Haryana high court, Chandigarh administration, Chandigarh municipal corporation and some central government departments.
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2018 09:17 AM IST
Geetanjali, wife of then Gurugram chief judicial magistrate Ravneet Garg, was found dead in a park at police lines in Gurugram on July 17, 2013. A licenced revolver belonging to the judge was found lying near her.
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2018 11:20 AM IST
On the night of September 14, 2009, Sonam mixed some sedative in the dinner (’rotis’) and milk of her family members and strangled them with rope with the help of Navin after they fell unconscious.
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2018 10:09 AM IST
Law provides for dissolution of a marriage by a decree of divorce on various grounds, one of them being cruelty.
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2018 03:18 PM IST
The response came on a March 2018 petition seeking direction to provide OBC quota at Punjab Engineering College.
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2018 11:49 AM IST
The court said it is easy to level such allegations and even more difficult to prove them and, therefore, courts always have to be cautious while dealing with such allegations.
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2018 12:09 PM IST
The case pertained to the suicide of the employee of a Gurgaon firm on March 23, 2011. In his suicide note, he had accused six people of forcing him to take the extreme step.
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2018 08:08 PM IST
The policies were framed by the previous Bhupinder Singh Hooda-led Congress government to regularise more than 20,000 employees ahead of the state assembly elections in 2014
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2018 01:31 PM IST
Compassionate grounds: Court bench puts administrative side on notice over employees’ association petition against appointment made ‘compatible with her social status’
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2018 01:21 PM IST
The HC decision came on a petition filed by a Haryana PR department employee posted in Panipat, against whom 22 villagers had complained to the-then Haryana CM, Bhupinder Singh Hooda, seeking his transfer.
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2018 12:54 PM IST
During a routine maternity check-up at PGIMER, Chandigarh, the couple was told the foetus was suffering from Global Developmental Delay (GDD), the same neurological disorder that their three-year-old son had.
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2018 11:24 AM IST
Illegal construction: Plots were carved out of agriculture land in Mullanpur’s periphery.
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2018 11:47 AM IST
The Punjab and Haryana high court said retired IAS officer Suresh Kumar was holding a public office without any authority of law.
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2018 10:50 PM IST
Vikas Barala and his friend Ashish Kumar are facing trial on charges of stalking and attempt to kidnap Kundu, daughter of Haryana IAS officer VS Kundu, on the night of August 4.
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2018 03:44 PM IST
HC Arora has filed a record 400 public interest litigations in the high court with far-reaching consequences. At 66, this one-man army is only getting mightier with age.
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2017 12:43 PM IST
The minor’s pregnancy had come to light on November 3 and the FIR was registered on November 9. On November 16, the family formally moved before the local medical authorities to abort the child only to hear a no from them since the pregnancy had crossed 20 weeks time.
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2017 09:48 AM IST
The high court observed that the police statement has lesser evidence value than the statement recorded before a magistrate.
PUBLISHED ON DEC 12, 2017 09:52 AM IST
These include daughter of a former Punjab and Haryana high court judge and two law officers of Punjab and one of Haryana.